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Why did the Crown read out information about charges that I didn’t plead guilty to?

If you are facing a number of different charges, and you are entering a guilty plea, you will usually plead to some, but not all, of the charges. In most cases, the charges that you did not plead guilty to are withdrawn by the Crown after the guilty plea is finished.

In some cases, the Crown will tell the judge about circumstances that relate to charges that you have not pled guilty to. This often happens because the Crown may ask the judge to consider those facts when sentencing happens.